Cathedral Grove

Creators, We Need to Talk About Diversity in Stock Photography

The Good News If you create and share creative content on the internet, chances are that at some point you’ve used free stock photography sites to find that perfect picture to accompany your creation. I use them a… Read More

Monday Mindfulness ~ June 1, 2020

Hello, world. I don’t need to tell you that these are challenging times. As many worldwide continue to perish of COVID-19 and its many complications, we’re also bombarded daily with news stories of political malfeasance, human cruelty, and… Read More

The Potential and Power of Small Acts of Kindness

There are so many different ways to be kind to yourself and others, and often it only takes a moment.  This Mental Health Awareness Week, with its always pertinent theme of ‘Kindness,’ I’m reminded of a moving scene… Read More

Let’s Connect: Share + Promote Your Blog!

Many of us may still be in lockdown, but we can still connect. While a lot of tragedy and uncertainty has come of these strange times, it hasn’t all been doom and gloom these past few weeks. Just… Read More

Practicing Gratitude in the Blogosphere

Admit it. At least once since creating your site and first hitting that ‘publish’ button you’ve found yourself thinking something along the lines of, ‘100 followers – that’s lovely. But I sure do wish I had 1,000! (Or… Read More

Monday Mindfulness ~ April 13, 2020

Hello again, everyone – and a happy Monday Mindfulness to you all as well. I hope that you all enjoyed an Easter weekend filled with self-care, good cheer, and – of course – lots of chocolate.  Let’s have… Read More

Greetings from Self-Isolation

It’s my last day of self-isolation. Some part of me wishes I could tell you of all the reading, writing, making, and planning I did during my precautionary staycation, but truth be told I mostly chose to watch… Read More

2 TED Talks Worth Watching, If You’re a Multifacted Misfit Like Me

Yesterday was a bit of a mixed bag. Sometimes, whether I like it or not, something less-than-ideal happens within an otherwise fine day – an injustice or unkindness big, small, or even infinitesimal – that flips on the… Read More

Cathedral Grove Reaches 100+ Followers!

…and to celebrate, I’m giving away free e-hugs to all!  I know it’s no free all-expenses paid trip around-the-world (…we’ll have to save that giveaway for 100,000 follows, I think…), but free hugs are also pretty great and… Read More

Cathedral Grove is 1 Year Old Today!

Hello and huge thanks, everyone! Because of all you lovely people out there kindly following my little seedling of a site, Cathedral Grove has put down strong roots and branched out in all sorts of ways that really… Read More

Monday Mindfulness ~ March 11, 2019

Hello again, everyone. Here’s hoping that this fresh dose of Monday Mindfulness finds you well – that you are happy and healthy, that you enjoy a few lovely adventures today and in the days ahead, and that you… Read More

5 Books About Nature and the Environment Worth Reading This World Book Day

Today in the UK it’s World Book Day, which seems a fine time as any to pass along a few recommendations of some truly worthwhile non-fiction books concerning nature and the environment. I’ve enjoyed reading these books at… Read More